Edmonton’s uberX Rider Zero: Former Mayor Bill Smith

Edmontonians have been looking for a convenient, safe, and affordable ride since Uber first launched in Canada back in 2012, and we were thrilled to have none other than former mayor Bill Smith as our Rider Zero in Edmonton!

While Booster Bill is best known for his time in the office and on the football field, he looks to uberX as his go-to ride in YEG. At 30% cheaper than a traditional cab, it’s easy to see why.

Former mayor Smith had this to say about Uber: “It’s great to see innovative and new business models like Uber come to Edmonton. I’ve always believed that embracing change is the best path to success. Uber’s technology will create opportunity and more transportation options for our citizens, helping this city continue to grow.”

What is uberX? It’s our low-cost, ridesharing option in Edmonton. uberX rides are delivered by thoroughly screened driver partners, and backed by our constantly improving safety practices.

The best part? uberX is 30% cheaper than a taxi in Edmonton!

Want to learn more about uberX in Edmonton?

Click here to check out our official launch announcement.
Click here for more information on the benefits of uberX in Canada.
Click here for more information on uberX safety in Canada.
Click here if you’re interested in becoming a driver partner.

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